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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

1. The Hobbit

Opening weekend gross - $84,775,000

Opening date - 12/14/12


Top December Box Office Debuts


Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey has set a new US box office record in its opening weekend. It bested the former top December debut, Will Smith's I Am Legend from 2007 and pulled in $84.8 million during the three-day period. We take a look at some the films that the new Peter Jackson film has surpassed.


(sources: boxofficemojo.com)